INDOT Rest Area Truck Parking Availability System

Status: Planned


Represents a truck parking information system to be implemented on interstates across the state.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Indiana DOTOwnsPlanned

Physical Objects

Parking Area Equipment
Parking Management Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Parking Area Management'Parking Area Management' detects and classifies vehicles at parking facility entrances, exits, and other designated locations within the facility. Current parking availability is monitored and used to inform drivers through dynamic message signs/displayFalse
Parking Coordination'Parking Coordination' supports communication and coordination between equipped parking facilities and also supports regional coordination between parking facilities and traffic management systems. Coordination with traffic management supports local trafFalse
Parking Data Collection'Parking Data Collection' collects and stores parking information that is collected in the course of parking system operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the regFalse
Parking Management'Parking Management' monitors parking area operations for one or more parking areas, monitoring current operational status including current parking occupancy and rates supporting back office operations.False

Interfaces To

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City and County Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
Commercial Vehicle Operator
Commercial Vehicles and Barges
Fleet and Freight Management Systems
INDOT CARS 511 System
INDOT Traveler Information System
Parking Management Systems and Sensors (Private)
Private Fleet and Freight Operators
Private Map Update Systems
Transportation Research Centers
Truck Parking Website
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